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Category: Human Rights

Deforestation & Indigenous Peoples’ Rights

May 18, 2012

SBSTA Session Bonn, Germany – Indigenous Peoples’ concerns on Deforestation The International Indigenous Peoples’ forum on Climate Change (IIPFCC) is meeting in Bonn, Germany during the current intergovernmental session where…

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Ogoni Political Restoration – OCIA

March 18, 2012

The Ogoni Nation voted with 813,000 favoring votes (98% of the electorate) to establish the autonomous Ogoni Centeral Indigenous Authority (OCIA) as their government empowered to regulate Ogoni social, economic,…

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Mexico’s “War on Drugs”

December 30, 2011

Mexico’s violent “War on Drugs”, backed by the United States government and transnational corporate interests, has come to dominate global headlines, but behind the graphic images of mass graves and…

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Appoint Tauli-Corpuz to UN Post

October 7, 2011

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is preparing to appoint a new UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism in its new term. The Center for World Indigenous…

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GMO vs Natural Foods and Good Health

October 1, 2011

After more than six thousand years of row crop agriculture virtually all foods in the grocery store have been so altered they are “almost without nutritional substance–so Allison Stevens asserts…

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China & Russia and Information Weapons

September 28, 2011

The governments of Russia, China, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan urged in a September 12, 2011 letter to the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon that he distribute to the 66th Session…

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Language and the Right to Decide

September 23, 2011

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) met three days ago to engage in an “interactive dialogue” with James Anaya, Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Vital…

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US Democracy Decline hurts Indigenous Peoples

September 17, 2011

The United States of America has been the beacon of freedom of democracy to the world’s suffering masses for 100 years, but since September 2001 US democracy has persistently declined….

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Climate Refugees shock demands new action

September 5, 2011

It is both shocking to the soul and profoundly disturbing to the mind that human beings are in this age made to suffer a horrible death from famine and the…

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Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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